Friday, February 5, 2010

The Armour of God

Our newest Scripture memory verses, Ephesians 6:11-18:
Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil.
For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.
Wherefore take unto you the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand.
Stand therefore, having your loins girt about with truth, and having on the breastplate of righteousness;
And your feet shod with the preparation of the gospel of peace;
Above all, taking the shield of faith, wherewith ye shall be able to quench all the fiery darts of the wicked.
And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God:
Praying always with all prayer and supplication in the Spirit, and watching thereunto with all perseverance and supplication for all saints;

To introduce the new passage, we usually take some time discussing what they mean. So I start asking a few questions. This answer really stands out:

"Ethan, why would a soldier need to wear armour?"
"To pu-tect people from killing you and to keep you safe."

Amazing is the wisdom that can come from the mouth of a 5 year old! God doesn't put rules and restrictions on us just to put a damper on our "fun." Just as Ethan said, we have a true enemy from which we need protecting. Satan is truly a roaring lion and he wants nothing more than to ruin the lives of every one of God's children.

Hope this blessed you as it did Momma!

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